Henry County Newswire

Henry County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Henry County, VA.

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  1. Blight or not?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... has been spreading in Virginia since it first was noticed in 2011. Recently, boxwoods across the Martinsville-Henry County area, such as this one, have had withered yellowish leaves. It's made people worry about boxwood blight, but that is just ...

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  2. Music Coalition meeting, casino night setRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... call Minnie Moore, 276-694-6518. A reminder of the May 21 Gun Safety Class that will be taught at the Henry County Firing Range. The class will be from 8 a.m. until noon and taught by the sheriff's office. It is limited to 12 students. The cost is ...

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  3. Walkathon spreads the Good NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    Cathy and Susanna Dunford walk with Con and Mack, red-nosed bulldogs, Saturday during a walkathon to benefit Henry County Good News Jail & Prison Ministry.

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  4. Changes to EDC board debatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    A proposal to reduce the number of seats on the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp.'s board is not intended to harm the two partners in the organization that would lose seats, a board member said based on her perception.

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  5. Woman killed in fatal fire identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Tassel Trail in Martinsville on Friday. One occupant was transported to Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County, but did not survive. Emergency professionals, including Martinsville Sheriff Steve Draper (kneeling in white shirt) work to ...

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  6. Smart Beginnings to pilot new program in Martinsville, Henry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of Smart Beginnings MHC at a recent event with residents at the Maplewood Housing Community. Martinsville and Henry County will be the first area to pilot a new program aimed at improving school readiness and work readiness for children and their ...

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  7. Solving the mystery of boxwoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... has been spreading in Virginia since it first was noticed in 2011. Recently, boxwoods across the Martinsville-Henry County area, such as this one, have had withered yellowish leaves. It's made people worry about boxwood blight, but that is just ...

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  8. One individual dies in Corn Tassel Trail fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... made entry to the house and located the resident, who was transported to Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County, the release said. The occupant later succumbed to their injuries, it added. According to the release, Martinsville Fire and ...

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  9. Murder suspect ruled incompetentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... body was found at a Collinsville motel, is not mentally competent to stand trial. And on Thursday, a judge in Henry County General District Court ordered that Tovar receive treatment at an in-patient psychiatric hospital to restore his competency. ...

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  10. Parents charged after missing Virginia toddler found in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WCAV

    The Henry County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Wednesday that Mason Lee Ryan was found safe in a wooded area early Tuesday, less than a mile from his Ridgeway home. The boy's parents, William Ryan and 27-year-old Tammy Stowe have both been charged with one felony count of child neglect and one misdemeanor count of marijuana possession.

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  11. Parents arrested after missing toddler found Henry County in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Powhatan Today

    The Henry County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Wednesday that Mason Lee Ryan was found safe in a wooded area early Tuesday, less than a mile from his Ridgeway home. The boy's parents, William Ryan and 27-year-old Tammy Stowe have both been charged with one felony count of child neglect and one misdemeanor count of marijuana possession.

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  12. AARP Luncheon Group #317Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    AARP Luncheon Group #317: 12:45 p.m. at Captain Tom's Seafood Restaurant. The speaker will be Virginia King of the Martinsville Henry County Historical Society; interested persons are welcome to attend.

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  13. Saving lives and a lot moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... plays basketball "even better" than before, she said during a ceremony at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County on Wednesday in recognition of April being Organ Donation Month. "There is no greater gift of love" than for people to agree ...

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  14. STEP helps many looking for workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... focus on crafting a life in which they can move ahead instead of reverting back to wayward ways of the past. Henry County Sheriff's Office Deputy Michael Hooper said, "We are here giving people an opportunity to get their lives straight." Melody ...

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  15. Man sentenced in hit and run court caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A Collinsville man who had pleaded guilty to felony hit and run and reckless driving in an incident in which a pedestrian was stuck and injured was sentenced Wednesday in Henry County Circuit Court to suspended jail and prison time and was placed on probation and other conditions.

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  16. Council tables CDC requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Martinsville City Council aims to explore its options for helping the Community Development Corp. of Martinsville-Henry County before it further considers granting the organization an exemption from having to pay real estate taxes.

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  17. Family pet alerts first responders to location of missing 3-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | KCWY13

    The three-year-old wandered away from his home in Henry County, Virginia Monday night and spent several hours in the woods with his dog, before searchers found them. Tuesday afternoon, the three-year-old said his feet still hurt, and his legs were covered with minor cuts.

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  18. Two arrested in child's disappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    According to a release from the Henry County Sheriff's Office, William Blake Ryan, 30, of 1470 Wagon Trail Road, Ridgeway, was arrested on one felony count of child neglect and one misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana.

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  19. Photography on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Rocky Wall is the president of the Henry County Pro-Am Photography Club, which has an exhibit in the Lynwood Gallery at Piedmont Arts.

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  20. Missing child is found unharmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Services felt the need to place the child in the maternal grandmother's care," said Major Eric Winn of the Henry County Sheriff's Office. "The mother stepped into another room and returned about 10 minutes later and the child was missing," Winn ...

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